John T. Collins letterbooks

John T. Collins letterbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Collins, John T.
Title: John T. Collins letterbooks
Dates: 1868-1884
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (3 letterbooks and 1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1462 to MS 1469)
Abstract:The collection consists of letterbooks of John T. Collins from 1868-1884. Mainly pertaining to Collins' duties as customs agent for the port of Brunswick, Georgia, the volumes include correspondence detailing arrivals in port, vessels cleared, inspections, fees collected, and official appointments. Some correspondence also relates to Collins' lumber business and his duties as an official of the Georgia chapter of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Coll. Number: ms1462(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

John T. Collins, customs house agent for the port of Brunswick, Georgia.

Index Terms

Brunswick (Ga.)
Customs administration--Officials and employees--Georgia.
Grand Army of the Republic. Dept. of Georgia.
Letter books.
Lumber trade--Georgia.
Ports of entry--Georgia--Brunswick.
Veterans--Georgia--Societies, etc.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John T. Collins letterbooks, MS 1462. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

111868-1875, 1882